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Principles of Management (9525.1)

Level: Undergraduate Second Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: School of Management

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    • Semester 1, 2017, ONLINE, BRUCE (167150) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 11, 2016, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (149980) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 10, 2016, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (150166) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 9, 2016, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (150318) - View
    • Semester 2, 2016, ONLINE, BRUCE (152147) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 8, 2016, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (150469) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 7, 2016, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (150557) - View
    • Winter Term, 2016, ONLINE, BRUCE (152643) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 6, 2016, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (152803) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 5, 2016, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (152940) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 4, 2016, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (153041) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 3, 2016, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (153189) - View
    • Semester 1, 2016, ONLINE, BRUCE (154971) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 2, 2016, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (153361) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 1, 2016, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (153481) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 12, 2015, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (138398) - View
    • Summer Semester 2015/16, ONLINE, BRUCE (149909) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 11, 2015, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (138397) - View
    • UC Term 4, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, LIFE (147056) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 9, 2015, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (138406) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 8, 2015, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (138405) - View
    • Semester 2, 2015, ONLINE, BRUCE (146531) - View
    • UC Term 1, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, LIFE (146816) - View

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    Syllabus

    This unit is designed to teach students the fundamentals of management as they are practiced today. This unit is based on the idea that the essential purpose of a business is to produce products and services to meet the needs and wants of the marketplace. A manager marshals an organisation's resources (its people, finances, facilities, and equipment) towards this fundamental goal.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Identify and communicate the purpose and functions of management;

    2. Describe the history of management theory to see how various theories have developed over time to the present day;

    3. Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of globalisation on management and the role cultural factors play in the workplace;

    4. Explain the key factors of leadership skills, power, and politics;

    5. Discuss methods of employee compensation and their impact on employee motivation;

    6. Explain the importance of hiring the right employees and employee retention;

    7. Illustrate the components of business strategy;

    8. Explain how to develop and achieve organisational goals and objectives;

    9. Apply the concepts of decision making in a business situation; and

    10. Understand the role of technology in the future of management.

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    Prerequisites

    None

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